Brian Carney

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Mayo’s Fionn McDonagh surrounded by delighted fans following the victory over Donegal at MacHale Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

“If I’d hair it would have been standing up on my head,” said Peter Canavan of the atmosphere in Castlebar which couldn’t even be dampened by the heav(...)

Declan Ganley: Rivada Mercury lodged a claim with a US court asking it to declare that excluding it was “arbitrary and capricious”. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

A consortium led by Declan Ganley’s Rivada Networks is taking legal action against the US government in an effort to stay in the race for a federal t(...)

Businessman Declan Ganley has alleged the Red Compartida process is being fixed in favour of other bidders. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Rivada Networks, the networks company founded by Galway businessman Declan Ganley, could find out next week if it is to be let back in to the bidding(...)

Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly during the pre-match parade Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Kerry, you’d imagine, were watching back home, filing their nails while enjoying the spectacle of their potential September 20 suitors wearing themsel(...)

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt faces a number of difficult decisions when it comes to selecting his squad for the World Cup.

Some celebrated outside backs are likely to miss out on the Ireland 31-man squad when it is submitted to the World Cup organisers by 5pm on Monday. No(...)

“The Ulster supporters brought great passion to the occasion and it was matched by the home team.” Photograph: Darren Kidd/Presseye

I endured some brutally physical contests at the old Ravenhill; I enjoyed them too. When Ulster met Munster in Belfast there’d be plenty of moaning as(...)

Ireland Wolfhounds’ Keith Earls is tackled by England Saxons’ Sam Burgess during the match at Musgrave Park in Cork. Photograph: Getty Images

It seems when rather than if he will make it to Stuart Lancaster’s England side. Players have come from league before Sam Burgess but few with the com(...)

Aaron Findon pushes over the Donegal team doctor. Senan Connell broke down the incident in a calm and reasoned manner – RTÉ took a different approach. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The GAA branch of Sky Sports must be feeling that very little breaking ball has gone their way this season. While they surely expected the initial fur(...)

  Presenters Brian Carney and Rachel Wyse with hurling analysts Jamesie O’Connor and Ollie Canning ahead of the the first ever Sky Sports GAA broadcast between Kilkenny and Offaly at Nolan Park on Saturday. Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

The Big Day was upon us, Gaelic Games’ debut on Sky. It being Sky you’d have anticipated a spectacular opening, perhaps Rachel Wyse and Brian Carney a(...)

Sky TV launch their coverage of the GAA championship at Croke Park last month. Photo: Clive O’Donohoe/Inpho

Friday afternoon and Nowlan Park is grey and still. At least on the face of it. The only sound is the crank of a distant drill above in the stand. A f(...)

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